Feb 16, 2024

Unit Educator - Interventional Radiology

  • The University of Kansas Health System
  • Kansas City, KS, USA

Job Description

locations Kansas City, KS time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R-27454 Position Title Unit Educator - Interventional Radiology Bell Hospital Position Summary / Career Interest: The Unit Educator is a unit leader and clinical nurse who collaborates with the health care team to ensure safe, effective, evidence-based and quality patient care.  Supports the provision of patient care by working with the Nurse Manager(s) and Unit Coordinator(s) to provide strategies for floor coverage when needs arise. Responsibilities: Collaborates with the health care team to ensure safe, effective, evidence-based and quality patient care. Supports the provision of patient care by working with the Nurse Manager(s) and Unit Coordinator(s) to provide strategies for floor coverage when needs arise. Actively mentors all staff (including weekend and night staff) in ongoing development of clinical competencies and professional behaviors and communication. Assesses unit and individual learning needs, considering generational and cultural differences. Implements alternative and varied teaching strategies to meet learner needs. Assures that processes are in place for documentation of orientation and other educational activities, and that employee files meet hospital and regulatory requirements. Facilitates ongoing unit education and professionalism through the provision of in-services and CEU opportunities, promoting national certification, and providing resources and support for the development of professional portfolios. Models evidence-based practice and participates in the development and review of policies and procedures. Organizes new employee orientation on unit by scheduling preceptors and times, intermittent follow-up, and providing oversight of orientation and competency of unit staff. Supports performance improvement initiatives and educates and facilitates performance improvement methodologies such as PDCA and small tests of change. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.   *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. JOB REQUIREMENTS Required: BLS Certification or obtained within 14 days of hire. Registered Nurse in the State of Kansas Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing Basic Cardiac Life Support - BLS or BCLS - American Heart Association LRN - RN Licensed Registered Nurse - State Nursing Board As a condition of your employment and continued employment with the health system, you are required to secure a Nurse Compact License (NCL) within 60 days of your date of hire.  This will enable you to perform your job duties not only in Kansas, but other compact states.   You will be responsible for any expenses you incur in securing this license, and must provide your manager with evidence of this license before the sixty-day period expires.  If you fail to secure the NCL as required, you will be immediately removed from the work schedule and placed on an unpaid administrative leave, until we can understand the reasons for your non-compliance.  Further failure to comply with the licensing requirement will result in your end of employment with the health system.   Time Type: Full time Job Requisition ID: R-27454 We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information. Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Create a custom Job Alert by selecting criteria that suit your career interests.